Manuscript transcription, written in red and black ink, of an original Zapotec language mission manual written in 1633 in the possession of don José Maria Melgar of Vera Cruz, Mexico in 1872. The transcription was made for John Carter Brown by the Mayan scholar C. Hermann Berendt
"Advertencia", p. , 1st count, describes the original manuscript and the mode of presentation and is dated and signed: Veracruz, enero 22 de 1871 Dr. C. Hermann Berendt
Included are the ten commandments, a confessional guide, and grammatical texts and tables
Dated and signed on p. 74: Cotejado Nueva York abril 21 de 1872. Dr. C. Hermann Berendt
JCB Lib. cat., pre-1675
John Carter Brown Library half bound in 19th century red morocco with marbled boards
No table-of-contents pages found. No copyright page found.
Berendt, C. Hermann (Carl Hermann), 1817-1878; Melgar, José Maria